Working Papers


  • 31-January-2012

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    Improving energy system efficiency in the Czech Republic

    A carbon intensive energy system in the Czech Republic contributes to one of the highest ratios of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to GDP in the OECD.

  • 2-January-2012

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    Public spending efficiency in the Czech Republic: fiscal policy framework and the main spending areas of pensions and healthcare

    The Czech fiscal position is generally sound and policy making is prudent. However, the fiscal framework was not strong enough to contain spending in the upturn and it would benefit from independent budget oversight.

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  • 31-August-2011

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    OECD Health Working Paper No. 57. The Impact of Pay Increases on Nurses' Labour Market: A Review of Evidence from Four OECD Countries

    This report reviews the impact of pay increases on nurses’ labour market in four countries (UK, New Zealand, Finland and Czech Republic). Pay increases contributed to an increase in potential new entrants to nurse education, but the effect on nurses already in work is more difficult to assess.

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  • 20-April-2010

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    Further Advancing Pro-Growth Tax and Benefit Reform in the Czech Republic

    In 2008, the Czech government implemented a major overhaul of the personal income tax (PIT), replacing the previous progressive rate schedule with a single 15% rate levied on an enlarged base.

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  • 13-July-2006

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    Benefits from the Liberalisation of Trade in Environmental Goods and Services: Case Study: Czech Republic

    This study analyses the development of trade in environmental goods and services in Czech Republic and the impact of its liberalization on the country. (OECD Trade and Environment Working Paper No. 2004-01.)

  • 16-June-2004

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    Enhancing Income Convergence in Central Europe after EU Accession (Economics Department Working Paper 392)

    Despite the recent enlargement of the EU, Central Europe faces sluggish growth prospects, unless labour-market policies are made more job-friendly, as discussed in this working paper.

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  • 26-November-2003

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    Float in Order to Fix? Lessons from Emerging Markets for EU Accession Countries (DEV Centre Working Paper 218)

    This working paper sets out lessons from emerging markets for EU assession countries.